13 Memory Care Facilities near Salt Lake City, UT
There are 13 Memory Care Facilities in the Salt Lake City area, with 9 in Salt Lake City and 4 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Salt Lake City is $4,429 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,875. Cheaper nearby regions include Bountiful with an average starting cost of $4,116.
To help you with your search, browse the 39 reviews below for memory care facilities in Salt Lake City. On average, consumers rate memory care in Salt Lake City 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Draper with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Salt Lake City, UT
What to Consider About Memory Care in Salt Lake City
With Utah having approximately 31,000 residents age 65+ living with Alzheimer’s disease, Salt Lake City takes part in providing valuable support for seniors with dementia and their families through the University of Utah Center for Alzheimer’s Care, Imaging and Research. The state capital is also home to 10 memory care facilities, and there are 14 more in its surrounding suburbs. Facilities offering memory care services in Salt Lake City, as in the rest of the Beehive State, include Type II assisted living, nursing care and Type N small health care facilities. They are regulated by the Bureau of Health Facility Licensing, Certification and Resident Assessment of the Utah Department of Health.
- Despite the snowy winters and hot summers in Salt Lake City, its year-round climate has a Sperling comfort index of 75, which is higher than the national average of 54. The city has more sunny days than the U.S. average, allowing seniors to enjoy sitting and strolling outdoors more often.
- The poor air quality in Salt Lake City-Provo-Orem area is characterized by high amounts of particle and ozone pollution as measured and ranked by the American Lung Association. Loved ones of seniors with respiratory health problems may find this is an important concern.
- Social security income and retirement account withdrawals are fully taxed by the state of Utah, while pensions are partially taxable. However, retirees 65 and over in the state are eligible for a retirement income tax credit of $450, and prescription medicines are tax-free. This helps seniors and their loved ones allocate more money for memory care in Salt Lake City.
- With both violent and property crime rates significantly higher than the Utah and U.S. national averages, Salt Lake City is one of the top 100 dangerous cities in the country. Family members need to consider the security measures that memory care facilities have in place to ensure the safety of their senior loved ones.
Paying for Memory Care in Salt Lake City
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Salt Lake City start around $4,479 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Salt Lake City and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Salt Lake City
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Utah page.
More Ways to Pay for Memory Care
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Utah page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free memory care resources in Salt Lake City, please visit our Memory Care in Utah page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Utah are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Utah page for more information about these laws.
Other Options in Salt Lake City, UT
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Salt Lake City
Review of Summit Senior Living
My husband moved into Summit Senior Living. The facility is in very good condition, it's clean, it's a six or seven minute drive away, it seems to be very well staffed, and best of all, my husband ... Read more
Review of The Auberge at Aspen Park
Auberge at Aspen Park is the best! My mom has been there for 1 1/2 years, and the care she receives is excellent. The staff is well trained and truly love the residents. They are very good to ke... Read more
Review of Summit Senior Living
We chose summit Senior Living and my father moved into the memory care section. It's pretty good. The staff I met is good, and his accommodation is very nice. The dining area looked nice, as well a... Read more